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Chief rabbi: Now is the time for prayer, not blame

Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef calls for prayer, not blame, following the deadly Lag B’Omer stampede at Mount Meron.

“This is not the time to look for guilty parties,” he says, urging mass prayer for the victims and injured.

Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel Yitzhak Yosef speaks during Shas Party’s election rally at the Yazdim synagogue in Jerusalem on February 29, 2020. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
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